Competition

The Big Prize

Amazon launches a public bidding war for its second corporate headquarters in North America.

15 Schools Competing In University Real Estate Portfolio Challenge

The first annual Real Confidence University Portfolio Challenge™, in which teams from 15 universities compete to create the best-performing portfolio from a mixture of real estate investments, will result in a $50,000 university scholarship for the grand prize winner.

Urban SOS: All Systems Go Competition Looks At Infrastructure Decay And Proposed Solutions

Van Alen Institute, AECOM, and 100 Resilient Cities—pioneered by Rockefeller Foundation—call on students to propose designs for more resilient urban food, water, and energy systems.
SolarWorld in Hillsboro, OR.

SolarWorld Expanding In Oregon

SolarWorld is expanding solar panel and advanced cell production in Oregon; will add 200 jobs at company’s North American manufacturing hub.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: The Entergy Region

Entergy’s four state territory spanning Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas is home to the largest industrial base in the U.S.